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Also listed are some useful local & regional telephone contact numbers
www.actionforchildren.org.uk We're a children's charity who: work directly with over 300,000 young people, parents and carers; run 650 services across the UK; tackle issues such as child neglect and abuse. We offer a wide range of innovative services to: children in care; disabled children; young people.
www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk We are expert in providing support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus - day to day care; communication services and training; practical advice; research; campaigns.
www.addiss.org.uk The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service. We provide people-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to anyone who needs assistance - parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals.
www.afasic.org.uk Afasic supports parents and represents children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
www.autism.org.uk We are the leading UK charity for people with autism ( including Asperger syndrome ) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
www.bda.org.uk British Dyslexia Association - We campaign and lobby for change; provide impartial and objective advice and support; set standards for dyslexia knowledge and professional expertise; deliver innovative solutions.
www.cafamily.org.uk Contact a family is the only national charity that exists to support families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.
www.diabetes.org.uk We are the UK's leading diabetes charity. We care for, connect with and campaign on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes, reaching people with diabetes in local communities across the UK.
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk We aim to remove the barriers facing those with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties by providing help and support. All Dyslexia Action Centres offer free half hour consultations as well as assessments, screenings, tuition and consultancy.
www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk The Foundation seeks every opportunity to increase understanding of Dyspraxia, particularly among professionals in health and education and encourages it's local groups to do the same.
www.epilepsyaction.org.uk Epilepsy Action is the UK's lading epilepsy organisation an exist to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition. As a member-led association, we are led by and represent people with epilepsy, their friends, families and healthcare professionals.
www.geneticdisordersuk.org GDUK supports children and families affected by a genetic disorder.
www.go-kids-go.org.uk Leading provider of wheelchair skills training, free courses.
www.hi2u.org.uk A site centred around ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, Dyslexia and similar neurological differences along with any other type of hidden impairment.
www.ican.org.uk ICAN is the children's communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.
www.mencap.org.uk Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their family & carers
www.nycil.org.uk North Yorkshire Centre for Independent Living
www.nypact.co.uk North Yorkshire parent led group, information for parents and carers of children with disabilities.
www.ocdaction.org.uk We will help an individual to access specialist OCD treatment through our advocacy service, but will also now aim to improve access to quality treatment for all through working collaboratively with leading clinicians, the Government and local NHS institutions.
www.resourcesforautism.org.uk Provides practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition, and for their families and carers
www.ryedalespecialfamilies.org... For children and young adults with disabilities and special needs, their families and / or carers. Information, advice and support service for families in Ryedale.
www.thechildrenssleepcharity.o... Our aim is that "All children are supported to get a good night's sleep and that the importance of sleep in children's mental. emotional and physical wellbeing is valued and established across England and Wales
www.whitbydag.org.uk Whitby DAG seeks to enable disabled people to live as independently as possible making informed choices through access to services and information. We are here to keep you informed about local services, events, welfare benefits, etc. The WHISH hub has a copy of the Whitby DAG handbook.
CAB Citizens Advice Bureau Whitby Scarborough Ryedale 0845 4411 14444
Carers resource 01723 850155
Community Mental Health 01723 355095
Continence Advisor 01723 342834
Disability Alliance 0207 247 6776
Disablement Action Group - Scarborough 01723 480029
Disabled children's Services 0845 8727374
Family Fund Trust 01904 658085
Inclusion Officers Trish Mancrief 01609 798709 and Ginny Forrest 01609 798713
Independent Living Trust 0845 6018815
Learning Disability Service ( Children's Health team ) 01723 355095
Mencap Scarborough 01723 374819
Neurological Advisor 01723 351421
NYCIL North Yorkshire Centre for Independent Living 01723 588002 0845 6011630
Nypact 0784 267 3747
Time to talk ( Relate ) 01325 461500
Young carers information pack 0207 490 8818